Website usage Terms and Conditions

Welcome to our Website. These website terms and conditions (“Website T&C”) apply to your use of the London Language Exchange & Social website (the “Website”).
You must read these Website T&C carefully and agree to before using the website. You can print and keep a copy for your future reference. By accessing, browsing, using or registering with the Website, you confirm that you have read, understood and agree to these Website T&C in their entirety.
If you do not agree to these Website T&C in their entirety, you must not use this Website.
Please note that when you agree to these Website T&C you shall be deemed also to have read, understood and agreed to our Privacy Policy in its entirety, which is stated below.
The term ‘London Language Exchange & Social’ ‘London LES’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.
You must only use this Website for lawful purposes, and you must not use it in a way that infringes the rights of anyone else or that restricts or inhibits anyone else’s enjoyment of the Website.

The use of this Website is subject to the following terms of use:

1. Content and Information
1.1. The content of the pages of this Website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.
1.2. This Website uses cookies to monitor browsing preferences. If you do allow cookies to be used, the following personal information may be stored by us for use of the website or by third parties:
a) username
b) website preferences
c) search queries
d) track of pages visited within our website.

1.3. Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this Website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law. Your use of any information or materials on this Website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable.
1.4. This Website contains material which is owned by us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the Copyright notice, which forms part of the Website T&C.
1.5. All trademarks reproduced on this Website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the Website, are acknowledged.
1.6. Unauthorised use of this Website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.
1.7. From time to time, this Website may also include links to other Websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information on events and other products and services. The links do not signify that we endorse the website/s and we have no responsibility for the content of the linked website/s.
1.8. Your use of this Website and any dispute arising out of such use of the Website is subject to the laws of England.

2. Copyright notice

This Website and its content is copyright of London Language Exchange & Social © 2012. All rights reserved.
2.1 Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents on the Website in any form is prohibited other than the following:
a) You may print or download to a local hard disk extracts for your personal and non-commercial use only.
2.2 You may not, except with our express written permission:
a) copy, reproduce, use or otherwise handle any content on the Website;
b) modify, distribute or re-post any content on the Website for any purpose;
c) reproduce, crawl, frame, link to or deep-link into this Website on or from any other website; or
d) use the content of the Website for any commercial or other form of exploitation whatsoever.
Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.

3. Damage to your computer or other device

3.1 London Language Exchange & Social uses reasonable efforts to ensure that this Website is free from viruses and other malicious or harmful content.
3.2 We cannot guarantee that your use of this Website (including any content on it or any website/s accessible from it) will not cause damage to your computer or other device. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have the correct equipment and antivirus software to use the Website and other website/s safely.
3.3 London Language Exchange & Social shall not be liable to any person for any loss or damage they suffer as a result of viruses or other malicious or harmful content that they access from or via the Website.

4. Website disclaimer

4.1 The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only.
4.2 The information is provided by London Language Exchange & Social and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the Website or the information, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk.
4.3 In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this Website.
4.4 Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of London Language Exchange & Social. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.
4.5 Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, London Language Exchange & Social takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

Privacy policy

This Privacy Policy sets out how London Language Exchange & Social uses and protects any information that you give when you use this Website.
We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. The information, which we ask you to provide is so you can be identified when using this Website, and have access to the services we provide. Your information will only be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
1. What we collect
We may collect the following information:
a) name
b) contact information including email address
c) information such preferences and interests, what you are viewing on the Website and how you linked to the Website
d) other information relevant events and use of the Website
2. What we do with the information we gather
2.1 We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
a) We may use the information to improve our services.
b) We may periodically send promotional emails or other information via social media about events we think you may find interesting using the email address and other information that you have provided.
c) We may contact you by email or social media and use the information to customise the Website according to your interests.

3. Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. All user passwords and information are stored in a secure database.

4. How we use cookies

Our website uses cookies, or tiny pieces of information stored on your computer, to verify who you are. There are cookies for logged in users, users of our forum and people signed-in with third party verification systems.
4.1 The website uses following cookies:
• Cookies used for login and registration purposes
• Cookies used for analytical purposes to track user interaction with the website such as search enquiries, page visits etc.
• First and third party advertising cookies
4.2 The cookies are set to expire two weeks from the time they are set.

5. Links to other websites

Our website contains links to other websites that may be of interest to you. Once you use these links to leave our Website, we do not have any control over that other website and we therefore cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting other websites and such sites are governed by their own privacy statement.

6. Controlling your personal information

6.1 We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.
6.2 You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee may be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email us.
6.3 If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Changes to these Website T&C and Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change and update the Website T&C and Privacy Policy at any time and recommend that you revisit this page regularly to keep up to date with the current Website T&C and Privacy Policy that apply to your use of the Website.

By continuing to access, browse and use this Website, you will be deemed to have agreed to any changes or updates to our Website T&Cs and Privacy Policy.

These Website T&C and Privacy Policy are correct as at October 1, 2012.